GRE Word List

PHOENIX

symbol of immortality or rebirth; Ex. phoenix rising from its ashes

The meaning of the word phoenix is symbol of immortality or rebirth; Ex. phoenix rising from its ashes.

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WordMeaning
grumblecomplain; mutter discontentedly; grouch; N.
venuelocation; place (of a crime, trial, gathering, etc.); CF. come
gnomedwarf; underground spirit who guards treasure hoards
cadencerhythmic rise and fall (of words or sounds); beat; regular beat of sound; rhythm
extortwring from; get money by threats, etc.; obtain by force or threats; CF. extortionate: exorbitant
chastisepunish as by beating; criticize severely
gargantuanhuge; enormous; gigantic; CF. the hero of Gargantua and Pantagruel
plasticityability to be molded; ADJ. plastic: capable of being shaped or molded; Ex. plastic material such as clay
comebackretort; quick clever reply; return to former status
feinttrick; shift; sham blow; feigned attack to draw away defensive action; V.